T.J. Donovan

Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announces lawsuit against Purdue Pharma
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Vermont’s Attorney General is suing Purdue Pharma, saying the manufacturer of Oxycontin has driven the opioid addiction crisis. T.J. Donovan says the billion dollar industry must account for misleading marketing.

Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announces lawsuit against Purdue Pharma
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Vermont is suing a major drug company over its prescription opioid marketing practices that the attorney general says led to the drug crisis in Vermont and around the country.

Racial Disparities in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System Advisory Panel meets for the first time in Montpelier
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The first meeting of Vermont’s Racial Disparities in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System Advisory Panel was Tuesday in Montpelier.  The Legislature has tasked its members with providing recommendations to address systemic racial disparities across the state.

Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan (foreground) holds health care forum
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Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan held a forum in Burlington Tuesday evening on health care.

Vermont AG T.J. Donovan (left) announces VW settlement with House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, ANR Commissioner Julie Moore and Assistant AG Robert McDougall
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Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced Friday that the state has received one of its largest ever environmental settlements as he discussed Vermont’s share of a $157 million settlement with Volkswagen.

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As President Donald Trump issues Executive Orders clamping down on immigration, some state attorneys general are pushing back.  Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan has created a Task Force on Immigration to advise him on his legal authority regarding federal immigration law.

Vermont's Democratic attorney general has formed a task force to advise his office on the scope of its authority on immigration matters amid uncertainty about the Trump administration's plans for refugee policy.

The Chittenden County prosecutor says police involved in the non-fatal shooting of a distraught man had turned off their body cameras before the shooting.

Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan
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There may be a rematch in the race for Vermont Attorney General.  Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan  has announced that he will again seek the Democratic nomination in 2016.  But incumbent Democrat Bill Sorrell has not decided if he will stand for re-election.